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Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest Returns to Mohegan Sun Casino January 24th-26th
January 24 - January 26
The 17th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest is back at Mohegan Sun starting Friday, January 24th, 2020. Wine connoisseurs and foodies alike can sip and sample their way through endless vintages and signature dishes, all while welcoming the return of notable showcases like the Bourbon Tasting, the Grand Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and more. Guests can top off the weekend with an indulgent Sunday Brunch, hosted by top names in the industry. Attendees will also get a “taste” of MSC Cruises’ refined, international dining and immersive style of cruising with activations and displays at many events throughout the weekend.
A portion of all proceeds will go to the Channel 3 Kids Camp, who provides fun year-round opportunities to children of all abilities, families and communities through educational and recreational programs. Tickets to all events are on sale now via Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.
Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam Suntory, Inc.
Get the weekend started early and warm your palate during the Bourbon Tasting in the Earth Ballroom. Guests can mix and mingle while getting a taste of the finest bourbon from Jim Beam, along with tasty selections from Bear’s Restaurant Group and a cigar from BoutiqueCigar.com.
The Bourbon Tasting presented by Beam Suntory, Inc. is from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday, January 24th. Tickets are $90.00.
Cigar and Wine Pairing presented by 19 Crimes
New to Sun Wine & Food Fest this year, 40 guests can enjoy an exclusive wine tasting hosted by 19 Crimes in Clay Pipe Cigar Bar, with an appearance by celebrity chef and restaurateur, Rocco Dispirito. Select your favorite varietal and enjoy with a pairing from General Cigar.
The Cigar and Wine Pairing presented by 19 Crimes is from 10:00pm – 11:00pm on Friday, January 24th. Tickets are $50.00 in advance and $55.00 the day of the event. One ticket includes tasting, a full pour of wine and a cigar.
Grand Tasting Preview
Guests can get a sneak peek into one of Sun Wine & Food Fest’s signature showcases, the Grand Tasting. This preview takes place in the Earth Expo Center, and guests can taste a variety of wine, beer and spirits while pairing their favorites with delicious dishes from some of the region’s highly-rated restaurants. With a glimpse at how celebrity chefs show off their culinary skills, the Grand Tasting Preview is your chance to experience an exclusive preview of the main event.
The Grand Tasting Preview is from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday, January 24th. Tickets are $45.00 for regular admission and $20.00 for designated drivers.
At the Grand Tasting in the Earth Expo Center, guests can sample over 1,000 varieties of wine, beer and spirits! Foodies can also purchase signature dishes from some of the region’s highly-rated restaurants and the main culinary stage features a day full of celebrity chef demos, presented by Gotham Steel Stack Master.
The Grand Tasting is Saturday, January 25th and has a VIP hour from 11:00am to Noon, with General Admission from Noon to 5:00pm. Tickets are $95.00 for regular admission and $20.00 for designated drivers.
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